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Runnin’ Rebels get back on track, 85-55

Runnin’ Rebels get back on track, 85-55

After back-to-back tough losses to Arizona State and Illinois, the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels were definitely in need of a nice pick-me-up. Welcome to Las Vegas the UT Martin Skyhawks. UT Martin, an Ohio Valley Conference team [...]

Rebels let their guard down, fall to Illinois

Rebels let their guard down, fall to Illinois

Another week, another guard putting on a scoring clinic at the Thomas & Mack Center against UNLV. Seven days after Jahii Carson scored 40 points to help lead Arizona State to a 86-80 victory over the [...]

Carson (40 points) gives Rebels Devil of a time

Carson (40 points) gives Rebels Devil of a time

On any other night, UNLV forward Roscoe Smith would be the story. The 6-foot-8 UConn transfer grabbed 21 rebounds to go along with 18 points, his second straight 20-plus rebound game. On any other night, UNLV [...]

‘Pitiful’ Rebels clobbered by UCSB, 86-65

‘Pitiful’ Rebels clobbered by UCSB, 86-65

UNLV coach Dave Rice didn’t mince words after his team was embarrassed on its home court by UC Santa Barbara, 86-65, on Tuesday night. “A pitiful performance,” Rice said. And that might have been putting it [...]

Birch powers Rebels to 67-48 opening win

Birch powers Rebels to 67-48 opening win

With his team clinging to a sloppy 29-28 lead over Portland State at halftime of its season opener Friday night, UNLV coach Dave Rice wrote two numbers on the chalkboard in the Rebel locker room. “I [...]

Birch powers Rebels past Portland State

Birch powers Rebels past Portland State

Khem Birch was forced to sit out UNLV’s final exhibition game with Adams State on Tuesday night with a painful turf toe injury. You’d probably have a tough time convincing the Portland State Vikings of that [...]

Olekaibe helps Rebels KO Adams State, 72-67

Olekaibe helps Rebels KO Adams State, 72-67

After his team’s 72-67 exhibition victory over Adams State on Tuesday night, UNLV head coach Dave Rice said he saw glimpses of the kind of the team the Runnin’ Rebels can be this season. The bright [...]

Free at last: Olekaibe gets transfer waiver

Free at last: Olekaibe gets transfer waiver

Better late than never. Just hours before UNLV plays its final exhibition game of the season Tuesday night against Adams State – and after a strong twitter ‘FreeKO’ assault that included everyone from UNLV fans to [...]

Free again: Olekaibe finally gets NCAA transfer waiver

Free again: Olekaibe finally gets NCAA transfer waiver

Better late than never. Just hours before UNLV plays its final exhibition game of the season Tuesday night against Adams State – and after a strong twitter ‘FreeKO’ assault that included everyone from UNLV fans to [...]

Red stormed: Rebels lose Dejean-Jones, exhibition to Dixie State

Red stormed: Rebels lose Dejean-Jones, exhibition to Dixie State

For the first time since 2001, and only the fourth time in school history, the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels lost an exhibition game on Friday night, 71-70, to Dixie State at the Thomas & Mack Center. The [...]